Managing director, Simms International
What is your greatest career move to date?
What is top of your bucket list?
To receive some IT training.
What has changed most since you started working in the channel?
Greater competition, lower margins and lots of consolidation.
How do you think Brexit is going to affect the channel?
Initially more challenging as a result of uncertainty.
What is your least favourite task during the working day?
Looking at the FX market.
If you were an animal, what would you be?
A dog, owned and cared for by my wife.
If you won the big one on EuroMillions, what would you do?
Donate to charity and keep on working.
What is your worst habit?
How has 2016 been for you?
It has been a challenge: Brexit, sterling and tricky supply of product.
If you didn't work in the IT channel, what would be your dream career?
A farmer. Back to my roots.
What major issues will the channel face in 2017?
European VAR powerhouse posts a 15 per cent hike in revenues, with the UK growing by 30 per cent
Lloyd's Register swallows £10m Leamington Spa-based cybersecurity consultancy
Consumer group Which? claims practice has been happening since 2015
Jump of nearly 20 per cent for worldwide integrated systems revenue this year, research house claims